Equinor gets approval to remove North Sea Huldra platform

Equinor has the approval of Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to dispose of the Huldra field facility in the northern Norwegian North Sea.

Offshore staff

OSLO, Norway – Equinor has the approval of Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to dispose of the Huldra field facility in the northern Norwegian North Sea, 16 km (9.9 mi) west of the Veslefrikk field.

Huldra was proven in 1982 and underwent development via a wellhead platform with simple process equipment. Operations were controlled remotely from Veslefrikk B.

Production started in 2001 and ceased in 2014.

Equinor also has the PSA’s consent to use the Martin Linge B FSO as a storage vessel on theMartin Linge field, 42 km (26 mi) west of the Oseberg field in the North Sea in a water depth of 115 m (377 ft).

Martin Linge was proven in 1978, and the development plan approved in 2012.

The field will produce through a fully integrated production platform with a steel jacket, Martin Linge A, and the FSO.

07/19/2018

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